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Detail of front cover  - ARTIFICIAL CURIOSITIES - An Exposition of Native Manufactures

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Kaeppler, Adrienne L. ARTIFICIAL CURIOSITIES. being An exposition of native manufactures collected on the three Pacific voyages of Captain James Cook, R.N. at the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum January 18, 1978-August 31, 1978 on the occasion of the Bicentennial of the European Discovery of the Hawaiian Islands by Captain Cook - January 18, 1778.

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Detail of front of wrap - SOUTH SEA FOLK. (archey02p 170/221 ARCH02)
Archey, Gilbert. SOUTH SEA FOLK. Handbook of Maori and Oceanic Ethnology. SOUTH SEA FOLK. Handbook of Maori and Oceanic Ethnology. BNo. n/a. Second Edition, 1949 (pb). Pp: 71; 240mm x 185mm; 0.22kg. 12 b/w(pl), 184 fig, 1 map. Conclusion, acknowledgments, recommended books. A good paperback copy. Wrp: g. Auckland Museum, Auckland, 1949. (The author describes a wide range of objects from all the main regions and cultures of the south Pacific. The text is well support with drawings and photographs) (Keywords: Ethnology, Pacific, Polynesia, Maori, Moriori, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia).
Book Code: C366 AU$45
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Detail of wrapper - THE EXPLORERS OF THE PACIFIC - Polynesians and early European explorers (badger01p 180/235 BADG01)
Badger, Geoffrey. THE EXPLORERS OF THE PACIFIC. Polynesians and early European explorers. BNo. 1-86417-211-7. First Edition, 1988. Pp: 248; 240mm x 180mm; 0.84kg. 18 col, 80 b/w, 7 fig, 11 maps. Acknowledgments, appendices I to VIII, notes, bibliography, index. A very good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: vg; dw: vg. Kangaroo Press Pty Ltd, Kenthurst, NSW, 1988. (The exploration of the Pacific by the Polynesians in their double canoes is covered as well as those carried out by early European explorers. Contact with the indigenous peoples around the Pacific is also described) (Keywords: Exploration, Pacific, Tahitian, Maori, Australian Aborigines, Hawaiian).
Book Code: C017 AU$32
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Detail of wrapper - THE MAORI CANOE (best10bp 160/250 BEST10)
Best, Elsdon. THE MAORI CANOE. An account of the various types of vessels used by the Maori of New Zealand in former times, with some description of those of the isles of the Pacific. Also a brief account of the peopling of New Zealand. Dominion Museum Bulletin No.7. BNo. n/a. Reprinted Edition, 1976 (1925). Pp: 452; 240mm x 150mm; 1.15kg. 178 b/w & fig. Foreword to reprint, appendices I & II, index. A very good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: vg; dw: vg. A.R. Shearer, Government Printer, Wellington, 1976. (The author provides information on canoes, their type, method of construction, the associated artefacts, paddles, bailers, sails and anchors. Also a description of tree felling and canoe manufacture is set out) (Keywords: Ethnology, Pacific, New Zealand, Maori, waka taua, tapu, waka tete).
Book Code: M087 AU$70
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Detail of wrapper - THE STONE IMPLEMENTS OF THE MAORI (best11p 160/250 BEST11)
Best, Elsdon. THE STONE IMPLEMENTS OF THE MAORI. Dominion Museum Bulletin No.4. BNo. n/a. Reprint Edition, 1974 (1912). Pp: 445; 250mm x 160mm; 1.10kg. 50 b/w, num fig, 1 map. Foreword to reprint, authorities, foreword, index. A very good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: vg; dw: vg. A.R. Shearer, Government Printer, Wellington, 1974. (The text covers native names for stone adzes and chisels, the materials used for the manufacture, methods of manufacture, grinding stones, the use of implements, and the introduction of iron tools) (Keywords: Ethnology, Pacific, New Zealand, Maori, Toki, Pounamu, Hoanga).
Book Code: M083 AU$80
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Buck, Peter H. (Te Rangi Hiroa). ARTS AND CRAFTS OF HAWAII (14 PARTS). Separate parts (I to XIII) plus index (XIV). Special Publication 45. BNo. 0-910240-34-5. Reprinted Editions, 1964 (1957) (pb). Pp: vi, 606; 250mm x 175mm; 2.00kg. 350 b/w & fig. Foreword, literature cited, index. Very good paperback copies, each in card wrap. Wrp: vg. Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu, 1964. (Parts include: Food, Houses, Plaiting, Twined Baskets, Clothing, Canoes, Fishing, Games and Recreation, Musical Instruments, War and Weapons, Religion, Ornaments and Personal Adornment, Death and Burial, and Index) (Keywords: Ethnology, social anthropology, material culture, Pacific, Polynesia).
Book Code: L398 AU$190
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Detail of wrap - ARTS AND CRAFTS OF HAWAII Part I - Food (buck01p 150/216 BUCK01)
Buck, Peter H. (Te Rangi Hiroa).(01). ARTS AND CRAFTS OF HAWAII. Part I: Food. Bernice P. Bishop Museum Special Publication 45. BNo. 0-910240-34-5. Reprinted Editions, 1964 (1957) (pb). Pp: vii, 1 to 73, 581-5; 250mm x 175mm; 0.20kg. 44 b/w & fig. Foreword, literature cited. A very good paperback copy in card wrap. Wrp: vg. Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu, 1964.
Description: Booklet contents include: animals, plants, field implements, cooking and kitchen implements, beverages, water and kava. Photographs and illustrations of artefacts and utensils include: carved carrying poles, poi mixers, stirrup and ring pounders, many types of bowls (umeke, palewa, pakaka), platters, plates, gourds, strainers, and awa cups.
Keywords: Ethnology, zoology, botany, material culture, Pacific, Polynesia, Hawaii.
Book Code: L399a AU$15
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